Removal & Installation
Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with the eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling, as prolonged contact may cause irritation and dermatitis. If brake fluid contacts the eyes, flush the eyes with cold water or eyewash solution and seek medical attention. If taken internally do not induce vomiting, seek immediate medical attention. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.
To prevent the loss of brake fluid, apply the brake pedal hold-down tool JDS 9013 and adjust to hold the brake pedal down 1.6 inches (40 mm).
- Connect the negative battery cable.
- Connect a bleed pipe and bottle to the bleed nipple and loosen the bleed nipple.
- Install the tool between the pedal and the seat frame. Turn the tool hand-wheel to depress and hold the pedal 60 mm (2.4 in) from the 'Off' position. This will prevent loss of fluid from the reservoir through disconnected brake pipes.
- Remove the bleed pipe and bottle. Tighten the caliper bleed nipple. Disconnect and remove the bleed pipe and bottle. Install the bleed nipple dust cap.
- Detach the hydraulic control unit (HCU) brake tubes.
- Disconnect the HCU electrical connector.
- Remove the HCU.
- To install, reverse removal procedure.
- Bleed the ABS brake system.